Point of Sale and Business Travel to the Islands!
Owning a business has its perks. The very idea of traveling for your business and being able to see the places you want to see and being able to do so in the name of business is perfect, if you like to travel. For instance, if you have a thriving business in the produce market, and you want to see how the produce is grown, why not take an Hawaiian vacation and of course call it a business trip? You can do so in the name of seeing how the pineapples you are selling are grown, packed and shipped. You can even place your next order while tasting your next pineapple line.
While you are in the neighborhood, why not drop in at a Kauai vacation rental and check out the local coconut plantation. You can stay on the island, meet with the local plantation owners and set up your next line of coconut products, get the necessary equipment lined up so their products have your bar codes on them and then sit back and sip on a nice coconut rum drink while you think of the next place you need to stop while on your work trip.
Even if you are not in the produce business, there are plenty of ways to figure out how to use a Hawaii vacation package and call it a business trip. You can check out how manufacturing plants on the islands use point of sales equipment to get their products ready for the main land sales. Or if you would rather see how the tourist industry uses bar code readers and other point of sales equipment to sell and track their inventory you can always go to the local markets or the large tourist spots and nose around in hotels, gift shops and dive shops.
One of the things you might find during your Hawaii travel is that things really are not that different on the islands. If you are from the east coast or maybe middle America, the differences will be more pronounced but if you are from the West coast you may think you are right at home, other than the fact of course that you can not get off the islands without a plane! The way they do set up their businesses with bar codes, credit card readers and other point of sale items, is identical to anywhere in the United States or abroad.
It is pretty universal now days while traveling in any developed country, whether it is on an Hawaiian vacation or a ski trip to the Rocky Mountains in Canada, to find standard point of sale equipment being used for just about everything you use it for. If you are the adventurous type you may want to stretch your wings and see how third world countries use pos equipment. There you might find some interesting uses of what you find archaic yet what they have used for years without needing to upgrade. At the very least, you will be able to travel in the name of business and you might even learn a thing or two about how to utilize the old equipment you have stashed in the back room that you haven't thought about for years!
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